Good News, Illinois: Help After Storm, Celebrity Visit, More

ACROSS ILLINOIS — This week brought a total of 14 tornadoes throughout Illinois, but there was still room for plenty of good news. From residents who rallied to help others after the storms to a special visit from a celebrity, we hope these Good News, Illinois, stories brighten your day.

Eatery Gives Free Food To Residents Without Power After The Storm

Owner of Steve Buresh’s Cheesecake Store & Sandwich Shop in Plainfield said his store is “here to serve the community.”

Beverly Mom Sets Up Free Phone Charging Station Amid Outages

“I love this community. Everybody helps each other out,” says mom who set up phone charging station for neighbors during power outage.

Paris Hilton Visits New Downtown St. Charles Sculpture

The celebrity hotel heiress marked her time in the city by posing with the new “Be You” sculpture for an Instagram photo.

Community Helps Rescue Collect Hundreds Of Cans To Help Dogs

Mama Zoey & Puppies Rescue in Romeoville is still collecting aluminum cans to raise funds for the dogs amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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